Oil is a fundamental element for 2-stroke kart engines and preparing the blend correctly is crucial for their operation and performance (for more information read “How to | How to prepare a blend for karts”). There are different types (synthetic, vegetable, synthetic-based) and there are numerous products available on the market, but only CIK-FIA approved ones can be used in competitions promoted by the International Automobile Federation (TKART has listed them all here: “Dossier | All, or almost all, of the lubricants approved for 2-stroke kart engines” and given several tips to kart drivers in these articles “How to | 5 essential things to know about kart engine oil” and “Must Have | The oils for the blends of the single-brand classes and the percentages of use of the winning teams”). Which ones are the most popular in the most prestigious races, such as the FIA Karting World Championship in Le Mans (France)? Among the KZ, KZ2 and KZ2 Masters classes we found that the four most used are …
Special thanks for the collaboration in the creation of this article goes to Simone Perego, FIA Karting Championships Manager.
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